One simple act of kindness can make a world of difference to someone who is hurting and upset, as Shelley Powers learned on an airplane trip to L.A.
Moving into a new home taught Shelley Powers that, when we learn to let go and let God, we might just be surprised at how much He has already blessed us.
Having a servant’s heart means three things: taking action, being resourceful, and being personal. Shelley Powers shares a message she shared at her church about making a difference in the world…one act of service at a time.
Joy is easy to find at a wedding or when a new little one is born, but the bigger challenge (and perhaps the larger reward) is being able to find joy in even the most mundane parts of life.
Honesty, roots, humility, and wings. These are the lessons taught to Shelley Powers by her father, and these are the lessons that inspired her poem “Binky Bill.”
The sacrifice of life for the freedom and safety of complete strangers is as mind-boggling and heart-breaking as the enchanting song of the cicadas that hums every 13 years in Mississippi.
40 days without television might have begun as Shelley’s gift to God, but it ended as His gift to her.
The Awkward Southerner learns that lessons about accepting others and appreciating God’s grace can come from the most unlikely places.
Shelley Powers determines that the best course of action to harness the potential of the new year is to change her resolutions from possibilities to probabilities.
Santa is more than children getting presents on Christmas morning. He’s an amalgam of life lessons and cherished memories that gave Shelley Powers a greater appreciation for her blessings in life.